Recipes

Jeanette’s Watermelon Margarita

by Rachael Ray Show Staff 11:32 AM, July 26, 2016

Rachael Ray Show

Aired July 26, 2016

Serves 2 cocktails

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Ingredients

For the Honey Syrup:
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup water

3 ounces silver tequila
1 1/2 ounces orange liqueur
1 ounces honey syrup
3 ounces puréed watermelon
4 sprigs cilantro or 4 to 5 mint leaves
2 lime wedges
 

Preparation

In a small saucepan, combine honey and water over medium heat and cook until the honey is dissolved into the water. Syrup can be stored in a glass jar in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.

Fill a cocktail shaker or large Mason jar with ice. Pour tequila, orange liqueur, honey syrup, watermelon purée and cilantro or mint into a shaker; seal and shake to combine.

Pour margarita into ice filled glasses and garnish each with cilantro or mint leaves. Squeeze a lime wedge into each drink and serve.